Capacity Building

45 Faculty From Outspan Medical College Benefit From KENET Moodle Training.

This article was originally published on the official KENET website: https://www.kenet.or.ke/content/45-faculty-outspan-medical-college-benefit-kenet-moodle-training 45 Outspan Medical College (OMC) faculty benefitted from a two-day in person capacity building Moodle Training Course for instructors conducted at OMC between 16th-17th January 2023 by KENET. The training provided hands-on skills on how to add interactive content (e.g., Chats, forums) to a …

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2023 UbuntuNet Alliance Capacity Building Plan Now Out

As part of the AfricaConnect 3 project, UbuntuNet alliance for research and education networking organizes several capacity building activities that run throughout the year. We are pleased to announce that the 2023 capacity building plan is now available on our events platform that you can access via: https://events.ubuntunet.net/category/1/ These activities are aimed at improving the …

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Regional CSIRT Training Under the AfricaConnect3 Project Successfully Held in Collaboration with IUCEA

UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education for Networking and Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) came together to hold a regional Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) training under the AfricaConnect3 project. This followed signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in various areas such as Cybersecurity, eduroam deployment & support, and Trust …

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The “Hidden Collections Africa” Programme: UbuntuNet Alliance Partnership Agreement with the Council on Library Information Resources (CLIR).

UbuntuNet Alliance is one of three international organizations to sign a partnership agreement with the Council on Library Information Resources (CLIR). CLIR is an independent, nonprofit organization based in the United States, that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. The two …


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Ten Librarians Set to Attend Open Science Training Curtesy of National Research Foundation, UNESCO and South Africa Department of Science and Innovation.

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in collaboration with UNESCO and the Department of Science and Innovation of South Africa, is set to provide funding for ten librarians from within the UbuntuNet Alliance region to attend an Open Science training taking place as a pre-conference event to UbuntuNet-Connect 2022 on 23rd November 2022. This is in …

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The Journey of The First Kenyan Identity Federation, RAFIKI

 Background Identity and Access Management (IAM) remains a significant challenge within the R&E (Research and Education) community in Africa. This greatly hinders collaboration within the region. To help solve this problem, the idea of having a Kenyan identity federation was born in 2016. The aim was to provide easy access and facilitate SSO (Single Sign-On) …

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Eastern and Southern African NRENs Represented in the Science Summit at the United Nations General Assembly 77

Prof. Madara Ogot, the CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking was part of a panel discussion at the Science Summit at UNGA77. The Panel set out to discuss the Digital infrastructure to enable Science and Cooperation in Africa. Throughout the panel discussion Prof. Ogot was able to shine a light on the …

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Network Engineers from our Member NRENs Continue to Benefit from Capacity Building Exercises held By UbuntuNet Alliance.

In order to achieve our vision of a vibrant community of NRENs, UbuntuNet Alliance carries out various capacity building exercises throughout the year under the AfricaConnect3 project. One of such workshops is the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) scaling techniques workshop. This workshop is meant to help build techniques for Network Engineers from our member NRENs …

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Webinar Series 2022-4: Part 2 of Cloud Services on Amazon Web Services for Higher Education

The “Cloud Services for Research and Education II: AWS” webinar held on June 28, 2022 and organized by the UbuntuNet Alliance was a successor to a similar event held earlier in the year. The webinar peaked 27 active participants from 12 National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and 15 research and academic institutions. In February …

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Capacity Building Workshop on Developing NRENs Funding Proposal to Attract International Funding Support

Over the years there has been need for the National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) to widen their financial base to ensure continuity and growth of their operations in the wake of various challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the strategic areas of focus is the relationship with the Funding Partners. To foster …

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